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What Are the Big Issues at the Legislature in Education, Healthcare, Transportation and the Environment?

The 84thÂRegular Session of the Texas Legislature enters its fourth week today. Over the last week, Houston Public Media News 88.7 reporters have been examining some of the key issues lawmakers may consider this session. On this edition of Houston Matters, we present reports from a few of them, examining proposed bills involving education, health […]

The 84thÂRegular Session of the Texas Legislature enters its fourth week today. Over the last week, Houston Public Media News 88.7 reporters have been examining some of the key issues lawmakers may consider this session. On this edition of Houston Matters, we present reports from a few of them, examining proposed bills involving education, health care, transportation, and the environment.

MORE: Legislature Series from News 88.7:

Environmentalist May Launch Legal Challenge To Texas ‘Under-funding’ Agency (Jan. 26, 2015)
Texas Lawmakers Want Money For Transportation Without Raising Taxes (Jan. 27, 2015)
Four Things In Texas Education To Watch This Legislative Session (Jan. 28, 2015)
Legislature Looks To Address Many Health Care Issues, But Not Medicaid Expansion (Jan. 29, 2015)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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